Great stories of the sea brings together
the best stories of coastal life. When
whaling was the continent's high-tech
industry, the coast was America's Silicon
Valley, and before anyone heard of Yukon
Gold, there was the rush for fish and
timber along Newfoundland's rugged
shore. The seaboards are a storyteller's
paradise, a hothouse of history, a
sea-bound adventure. It includes stories
of the past as well as contemporary tales.
It offers portraits of seamen and their
families' lives, of working people and
harbor life. Paperback. 239 pages.
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